This email with the subject "RE:AN AMERICAN CITIZEN NEEDS YOUR URGENT ASSISTANCE?" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 05 May 2010 16:26:52 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "SGT GRIFFIN RICHARDS"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I know you would be surprised to read from someone relatively unknown to you before now. My name is Griffin Richards a master Sgt. of The U.S. Army, deployed to Iraq in the beginning of the war in 2003.I would like to share some highly personal classified information about my personal experience and role which I played in the pursuit of my career serving under the U.S ARMY which was at the fore-front of the war in Iraq though, I would like to hold back certain information for security reasons for now until you have found time to visit the BBC website stated below to enable you have insight regarding what I intend to share with you, believing that it would be of your desired interest in one way or the other. Here is a BBC news listing that confirms what I want to share with you http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2988455.stm Also, could you get back to me having visited the above website to enable us discuss in a more vivid manner to the best of your understanding. I must say that I'm very uncomfortable sending this message to you without knowing truly if you would misconstrue the importance and decide to go public In this regards, I will not hold back to say that the essence of this letter is strictly for mutual benefit of you and I and nothing more. I will be more vivid and coherent in my next email in this regards. Meanwhile, could you send me a mail confirming you have visited the site and understood my intentions? Am standing by for your response. Yours faithfully, Sgt. Griffin Richards